The new credential: advanced diabetes management

J Am Diet Assoc. 2001 Aug;101(8):940-3. doi: 10.1016/S0002-8223(01)00233-4.


A new multidisciplinary credential, the advanced diabetes manager, has been developed by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), in collaboration with the American Dietetic Association, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA). The credential, designated as BC-ADM, is conferred upon successful completion of an exam to registered dietitians, registered nurses and registered pharmacists who hold advanced degrees and meet experience requirements. The exam is based on the scope and standards of practice approved by the governing agencies of the sponsoring organizations and defines advanced diabetes management knowledge and skills associated with improved outcomes. Information related to the test content outline, application process, suggested exam preparation, test sites, etc., is available from or

MeSH terms

  • Accreditation
  • Case Management / standards*
  • Clinical Competence
  • Credentialing / standards*
  • Diabetes Mellitus / therapy*
  • Dietetics / standards*
  • Humans
  • Knowledge
  • Licensure
  • Nursing
  • Nutritional Sciences / education
  • Societies*
  • Specialty Boards
  • United States